Khar: Parents urge safe release of kidnapped children
KHAR: The parents of the 27 kidnapped children and youth have appealed to the Taliban, tribal elders and governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan to help in safe release of their children.
Talking to Dawn on condition of anonymity they appealed to the Taliban to release their children who were innocent and went to the area just for picnic purpose.
They said the Pakistani security personnel should stop the children from visiting the insecure areas. Meanwhile, tribal elders have decided to send a 20-member jirga to Afghan province of Kunar for negotiations with Afghan tribal elders to pressure Taliban militants to release the children.